What Should You Get A New Dad? Start With This List.

by Karen Tietjen
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As if buying presents for men wasn’t tricky enough, getting gifts for new dads can be especially puzzling. When his first holiday as a father approaches, you might be wondering: Should you give him something heartfelt or useful in light of his new role, or should you treat him to a present that’s just for him? In any case, we’ve got you covered. So if you’re looking for new dad gifts chosen with love from you or precious gifts from Baby to Dad, we’ve got plenty of ideas to suit daddies of all kinds.

For instance, maybe he’d love board books for bonding with Baby, a trendy diaper bag for daily outings, or perhaps he could use an eye cream upgrade (as evidenced by his new dark circles). And if fatherhood has him needing a new gadget to hack his life, well, we’ve got that too. Whether he’s sweetly sentimental, wants to achieve DILF status, or he desperately deserves a break, these first-time dad gifts are perfect for the special guy you have in mind.

For The Overtired Dad

For The DILF-Worthy Dad

For The Sentimental Dad

For The Dad In Need Of Self-Care

Think these ideas for new dad gifts are genius? If the next holiday or birthday has you stumped, check out our other smart gift guides for more mom-approved inspo!


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